Résumés and CVs

The Importance of On-Campus Activities

Are you interested in getting more involved on campus and making more meaningful connections? Do you struggle to fill up that one page for a resume? Well, I’m here to tell you that there is a way and it’s through …

By Melissa Nowak
Melissa Nowak Melissa Nowak
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Applying to Another Graduate Degree Program?

Maybe you need to leave your current graduate degree program for a different one, realizing the one you are in is not the fit you had hoped.

Perhaps you are currently in a master’s degree program and you know you …

By Kalle Nelson
Kalle Nelson Graduate Assistant Kalle Nelson
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Benefits of Volunteering and Finding Volunteer Opportunities

With most of us leading super busy lives, it can seem difficult to commit to the idea of volunteering – giving your time and energy to a cause without financial reward. However, volunteering is important for many reasons, and it doesn’t …

By Victoria
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When Employers Give Advice Students Listen!

Curious about what makes a job candidate stand out?

At Employer Insights on September 25, 2019, Lindsey Patruno and Ashley Martin, Senior Account Managers and Field Recruiters from Amica Mutual Insurance Company shared perspectives about strong job applicants, great interviews, …

By Kay Kimball Gruder
Kay Kimball Gruder Assistant Director of Graduate Student Career Programs and Services Kay Kimball Gruder
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5 Reasons to Schedule a One-on-One Career Coaching Appointment at the Center for Career Development

Career Coaching appointments are one-on-one sessions for students that help to bridge the gap between where you are and where you want to be, through a goal and action-oriented process. Why get started now? It is never too early or …

By Amanda D'Arbanville
Amanda D'Arbanville Career Intern Amanda D
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Writing a Resume Geared Towards Non-Profit or Public Service

Do you have an interest in going into public service or working for a non-profit? It’s important to remember that your resume is one of the first tools you have when it comes to applying for jobs or internships you’re …

By Alex Manna
Alex Manna Program Assistant/Employer Relations Coordinator, Stamford Campus Alex Manna
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Translating Farm Work Experience on a Résumé or During an Interview

Growing up and working on a farm has its benefits and challenges. It can sometimes lead to being so involved in the business that you may not experience other roles through internships or part-time jobs. Writing a resume or talking …

By Paul Gagnon
Paul Gagnon Career Consultant, College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources Paul Gagnon
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6 Ways Your Résumé Should Differ from Your LinkedIn Profile

Although your resume and LinkedIn profile are both important job-search tools, they serve slightly different purposes and are read by slightly different audiences under different conditions. As a result, they should never be identical.

Here, we explore the difference between building …

By Eran Peterson
Eran Peterson Assistant Director, Career Coaching and Counseling Eran Peterson
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The Prescription for a Healthy Résumé

The thought of creating a résumé from scratch can be enough to keep you up at night, similar to the way a cold, a stomach bug, or any other medical ailment can keep you from getting a good night’s rest.  …

By Kristen Soprano
Kristen Soprano Career Consultant Kristen Soprano
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Three Ways Being a Career Intern Helped Me Land a Full Time Position

I came to be a career intern the same way that many of us did. I saw an email, completed the application, and gave it my best shot at the interview. As a freshman, I didn’t know much of anything, …

By Alex Argueta
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